Bizmen in Ludhiana discuss issues related to industry with Principal Secretary, I&C
Ludhiana, Sept 7 (KNN) Chamber of Industrial & Commercial Undertakings (CICU) and its affiliated association met Punjab Industries and Commerce(I&C), Principal Secretary, and discussed various issues pertaining to industry.
S. Upkar Singh Ahuja, President, CICU highlighted the issues like VAT & GST Refunds, building plan approval, roads in zone 1, phase-8 enhancement, pocket for MSMEs in Dhanansu focal point, industry in mix land areas, upgradation of facilities at local ESI hospitals, MSME in Punjab (Technical upgradation will be prioritized), skill development and employment to youth and others.
Pankaj Sharma, General Secretary, CICU emphasized about the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) issues like smart meter of LS, relaxation in fixed/ demand charges and electricity duty in the electricity bills, industry demands that PSPCL should upgrade its infrastructure in the city and state government should provide electricity at Rs 5 per unit as promised.
Hussan Lal, IAS, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce appreciated the working of CICU for the benefit of the industry and assured that all the issues being faced by industry will be resolved soon.
Neelima, IAS, MD, Punjab State Small Industries and Export Corporation (PSIEC), Sibin C, IAS, Director, Industries & Commerce, Government of Punjab, Neeru Katyal, ADC and officials from DIC, NSIC, PSIEC were also present in the meeting.
The meeting was attended by senior industrialists namely Darshan Dawar, President, Knitwear Club, S B Singh, Joint Secretary, CICU, Narinder Miglani, Amarjit Singh Swan, President, Ludhiana Sewing Machine Inds. Association (Regd.), Charanjiv Singh, Vinod Thapar, from Knitwear Club, T.R Misra, Sanjay Dhiman, Gautam Malhotra, Amit Mehta, Amarpreet Singh, PSIEC, Manjit Singh DIC and other prominent members.